History of Medicine
The Toxicology Information Program: Making the World Safer
The Toxicology Information Program (TIP) makes information on toxic substances widely available to health care professionals and environmental and governmental officials. The service includes several computerized databases that contain up-to-date data on and references to chemicals and toxic substances and their effects on health and the environment.
In all, NLM has some two dozen databases, including information on cancer research, population and reproduction, bioethics, health planning, audiovsiual materials and other specialized areas of health and disease.
The Toxicology Information Program data bases at the NLM can provide immediate information about substances, their toxicity, and possible effects on people, animals and the environment.